A 16 year career creating award-winning work for some of the world’s leading brands, studios and directors and over
12 years of team leadership, direction
and experience.

Cinematographer, Editor, Storyteller... For over 16 years Miller has been on the front line creating and producing award-winning work for some of the world’s leading brands, studios and directors. From creative direction to photography direction to editorial, Miller is with you every step of the way.

 

Born in Dallas Texas and raised in Southern California, Miller has taken on the creative tradition from his father Norman, an award winning Creative Director, Musician,  Producer and Illustrator and his mother an award winning Interior Designer.  Miller grew up exposed to the creative arts from the very beginning as his parents took him along to many music recording sessions, photo shoots and video productions all through his childhood. At the end of his middle school, Miller was already designing title art and composing music for his father's syndicated TV shows.

 

Graduating college in 1995, Miller set out into the world of television and what was the start of the ".com" revolution. At a time where wearing multiple hats was key, Miller took on as much as his talents would allow. From graphic design and art direction to storytelling and news gathering, he built his knowledge base from the ground up. Miller researched and learned as much as he could about the craft and technologies he would be using to create a living, breathing "no bull" asset. While working as an art director in the .com community, Miller took his passion for photography and storytelling further by teaching himself the editorial process on AVID. Later he started his own production company in 1999 producing high quality creative content for many clients in corporate and broadcast television. Today Miller is an award winning Cinematographer, Editor and Director with over 8 Telly Awards and 10 Aurora Awards.

 

 

 

 

CINEMATOGRAPHER • EDITOR • STORYTELLER

RECENT WORKS

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

 

The Grey (Feature) / RED / Sony A7s / Director: C. Duke

 

The Myspace Avenger (CNN) / Panasonic Varicam / Canon 5D / 7D / Director: F. Munk

 

Celebrity Security (TruTV) (Pilot) / Panasonic Varicam / GoPro / HVX200 / Director: C. Lopez Jr.

T-Mobile Coffee Truck Documentary / Sony A7s / Panasonic Varicam  / Director:  R. Bruce Carey

 

Stemlife: Above the Sky Music Video / RED / Panasonic Varicam / Sony A7s / Director: D. B. Miller

 

MetroPCS Retail Sales 101 / Canon 5D / Director:  R. Bruce Carey

 

UCLA Health Employee Stories: Dr. Skootsy / RED / Canon 5D / Director: R. Bruce Carey (Won Bronze Telly)

 

ANN INC. Summer Internship Program / Canon 5D / Panasonic Varicam / Director: L. Salmon (Won Bronze Telly)

 

Life at a T-Mobile Call Center / Canon 5D / Director:  R. Bruce Carey (Won Bronze Telly)

 

Le Recruteur (Short) / RED / Canon C300 / Director: T. Stizel (Won Bronze Telly)

 

T-Mobile Retail Sales 101 / Canon EOSM / Director: R. Bruce Carey

 

COMIX: Beyond the Comic Book (Feature) / Sony F900 / HVX200 / Director: M. Valentine

 

The Ride (Short) / RED / Sony F3 / Director: J. Fultz

 

General Motors: We Are the Driving Force / HVX200 / Canon C100 / Director: J. Toth

 

UCLA Health Employee Stories: Rev. Tim / RED / Canon 5D / Director: R.Bruce Carey (Won Bronze Telly)

 

The Greed of Men (Feature) / RED / Panasonic Varicam / Director: J. Fultz  (Won at Action on Film Festival)

 

California Hospital Medical Center / Canon 5D / HVX200 / Director: R. Bruce Carey

 

Live the Pacific Life / Canon 5D / 7D / GoPro 3 / Director: R. Bruce Carey (Won Bronze Telly)

 

City of Hope: We Care / RED / Sony F3 / Director: R. Bruce Carey (Won Bronze Telly)

 

UCLA Health CICARE / Canon 5D / 7D / Director: R. Bruce Carey (Won Bronze Telly)

 

The Home Depot Career Stories / HVX200 / Canon 60D / Director:  J. Toth

 

Kathy Ireland HOME / JVC GY-HM100 / Director: T. Smith

 

Nestlé USA Employee Stories / Canon 5D / 60D / Panasonic Varicam / Director: R. Bruce Carey

 

Vigilante (Short) / SDX900 / GoPro 2 / Director: J. Fultz

 

Starbucks Coffee Barista Contest (VH1) / Sony PD-170 / DVX100 / Director: D. B. Miller  (Won Bronze Telly)

 

 

 

CAMERA OPERATOR

 

Wealth Counsel Symposium / Panasonic Varicam / Canon 5D / 7D / Canon EOSM / Director: M. Olson

 

The Myspace Avenger (CNN) / Panasonic Varicam / Canon 5D / 7D / Director: F. Munk

 

Celebrity Security (TruTV) (Pilot) / Panasonic Varicam / GoPro / HVX200 / Director: C. Lopez Jr.

 

Stemlife: Above the Sky Music Video / RED / Panasonic Varicam / Sony A7s / Director: D. B. Miller

 

Stemlife: Behind the Scenes on the New Album / Sony A7s / Panasonic HVX200 / Director: P. H. Ray

 

The Grey (Feature) / RED / Sony A7s / Director: F. Munk

T-Mobile Coffee Truck Documentary / Sony A7s / Panasonic Varicam  / Director:  R. Bruce Carey

 

MetroPCS Retail Sales 101 / Canon 5D / Director:  R. Bruce Carey

 

UCLA Health Employee Stories: Dr. Skootsy / RED / Canon 5D / Director: R. Bruce Carey (Won Bronze Telly)

 

ANN INC. Summer Internship Program / Canon 5D / Panasonic Varicam / Director: L. Salmon (Won Bronze Telly)

 

Life at a T-Mobile Call Center / Canon 5D / Director:  R. Bruce Carey (Won Bronze Telly)

 

Le Recruteur (Short) / RED / Canon C300 / Director: T. Stizel (Won Bronze Telly)

 

COMIX: Beyond the Comic Book (Feature) / Sony F900 / HVX200 / Director: M. Valentine

 

General Motors: We Are the Driving Force / HVX200 / Canon C100 / Director: J. Toth

 

UCLA Health Employee Stories: Rev. Tim / RED / Canon 5D / Director: R.Bruce Carey (Won Bronze Telly)

 

The Greed of Men (Feature) / RED / Panasonic Varicam / Director: J. Fultz  (Won at Action on Film Festival)

 

City of Hope: We Care / RED / Sony F3 / Director: R. Bruce Carey (Won Bronze Telly)

 

UCLA Health CICARE / Canon 5D / 7D / Director: R. Bruce Carey (Won Bronze Telly)

 

Kathy Ireland HOME / JVC GY-HM100 / Director: T. Smith

 

Boeing: EPIC Campaign EPK / Sony F900 / Director: M. Olson / D. B. Miller

 

Ferrari Camera Car / Panasonic Varicam / Director: T. Damon

 

Nestlé USA Employee Stories / Canon 5D / 60D / Panasonic Varicam / Director: R. Bruce Carey

 

Stabbin Cabin (Short) / HVX200 / Canon 7D / Director: J. McArthur

 

Starbucks Coffee Barista Contest (VH1) / Sony PD-170 / DVX100 / Director: M. Shipiro  (Won Bronze Telly)

 

Monster Diversity Leadership Program / Sony DSR-570 / PD-150/ Director: M. Shipiro  (Won 8 Aurora Awards 2001-2008)

 

Montel Williams Show / Sony DNS-7 / Director: S. Davidson

 

 

 

EDITOR

 

Wealth Counsel Symposium / Panasonic Varicam / Final Cut Pro X / Director: M. Olson

 

Stemlife: Above the Sky Music Video / Final Cut Pro X / Director: D. B. Miller

 

Stemlife: Behind the Scenes on the New Album / Final Cut Pro X / Director: P. H. Ray

T-Mobile Coffee Truck Doc / Final Cut Pro X / Adobe After Effects / Director: R. Bruce Carey

 

MetroPCS Retail Sales 101 / Final Cut Pro X  Co-Editor / Director: R. Bruce Carey

 

UCLA Health Employee Stories: Dr. Skootsky / Final Cut Pro X  Co-Editor / Director R. Bruce Carey (Won Bronze Telly)

 

ANN INC. Summer Internship Program / Final Cut Pro X / Director: L. Salmon  (Won Bronze Telly)

 

Life at a T-Mobile Call Center / Final Cut Pro X  Co-Editor / Director: R. Bruce Carey (Won Bronze Telly)

 

T-Mobile Retail Sales 101 / Final Cut Pro X  Co-Editor / Director: R.Bruce Carey

 

UCLA Health Employee Stories: Tim / Final Cut Pro X / Director: R.Bruce Carey (Won Bronze Telly)

 

Grosh Backdrops and Drapery / AVID / Director: J. Fultz

 

The Greed of Men (Feature) / Final Cut Pro 7 / Director: J. Fultz  (Won Best Editing: Action on Film Festival)

 

The Home Depot Career Stories / AVID / Adobe After Effects / Director: J. Toth

 

Boeing: EPIC Campaign EPK / Panasonic SDX900 / Varicam / Sony F900 / Director: M. Olson / D. B. Miller

 

Nestlé USA Employee Stories: Shannon / Final Cut Pro 7  Co-Editor  / Director: R. Bruce Carey

 

Stabbin Cabin (Short) / AVID / Director: J. McArthur

 

Vigilante (Short) / Final Cut Pro 7 / Director: J. Fultz

 

Starbucks Coffee Barista Contest (VH1) / Adobe Premiere / Director: M. Shipiro  (Won Bronze Telly)

 

Monster Diversity Leadership Program / Final Cut Pro 5 / Director: M. Shipiro   (Won 8 Aurora Awards 2001-2008)

 

 

AWARDS

2013 Telly Bronze Award

Cinematography

"Pursue Your Career" Promo

Paramount Pictures

A JWT INSIDE Production

 

 

2013 Telly Bronze Award

Employee Communications

"We Care" Documentary

City of Hope

A JWT INSIDE Production

 

 

2012 CEA Award

Cinematography

"Our Values" Documentary

Pacific Life

A JWT INSIDE Production

 

 

2010 The Gayla Black Client Kudos Award

Boeing Campaign

A JWT Production

 

2007 Gayla Award

Boeing "EPIC" Campaign

Advertising Index

A JWT INSIDE Production

2005 - 2009 Eight Aurora Video Excellence Awards

TMP

Diversity Leadership Program PSAs

TMP / DLP Productions

2014 Telly Bronze Award

Cinematography

Le Recruteur Film

A JWT INSIDE Production

 

 

2014 Telly Bronze Award

T-Mobile

Brand Launch Video

A JWT INSIDE Production

 

 

2014 Telly Bronze Award

ANN INC

Internship Documentary Film

A JWT INSIDE Production

 

 

2013 Telly Bronze Award

Cinematography

"We Care" Documentary

City of Hope

A JWT INSIDE Production

 

 

2013 Telly Bronze Award

Cinematography

Employee Story Documentary

UCLA Health

A JWT INSIDE Production

2007 Telly Silver Award

Barista Rocumentary

Starbucks Coffee Co. / House of Blues

GCI / SBUX Agency Production

 

 

2007 Best in Class Photography

Barista Rocumentary

Starbucks Coffee Co. / House of Blues

GCI / SBUX Agency Production

 

 

2007 Internet Advertising Competition (IAC)

Best in Class

BCA Video Banners

Boeing

A JWT Production

 

 

2006 Telly Gold Award

Inflight Video

Boeing

A JWT INSIDE Production

 

 

2006 Internet Advertising Competition (IAC)

Best in Class

JWT

Boeing BCA Video

A JWT Production

 

 

 

BEHIND THE SCENES

GEAR

CAMERA

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RED Mysterium-X Motion Picture Camera 4.4.4 / 4.5K  EF Mount

 

Canon C300 Cinema EOS 4:2:2 MXF 1080p PL Mount

Canon 5D Mark II Full Frame CMOS HDSLR 21.1 MP 1080p

Canon 7D CMOS HDSLR 18 MP / 1080p

Canon EOS-M Mirrorless HDSLR 18Mp / 1080p w/ EF Adapter

 

GoPro Hero 3 (1080p HD)

GoPro Hero 4 Black & Silver (2) (1080p & 4K HD)

 

Panasonic AJ-HPX-3700 CMOS 10bit P2HD 4.2.2 1080p w/ Color Viewfinder

Panasonic AG-HPX-300 CMOS 10bit P2HD 4.2.2 1080p w/ Color Viewfinder

Panasonic AG-HVX-200A P2HD (2)

 

Sony a7 and a7s Mirrorless Full Frame Digital 4K/2K HDSLR

Sony F-900R HDCAM 1080p

 

Braun NIZO S800 Super 8mm Film Camera

Kodak XL33 Super 8mm Film Camera

 

LIGHTING / GRIP

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Sekonic Litemaster Pro L-478DR Light Meter

Lowel 500 Rifa (3), Omni 250, Tota 300, SunGun 500

Arri 150W Fresnel, 300W Fresnel, 650W Fresnel

X-Rite ColorChecker Passport with Sekonic Gray Balance Card

 

AUDIO

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Lectrosonics Pro: UM-190 UHF Transmitter lavalier, Compact Receiver, XLR

Tascam DR-100 & DR-70D Digital XLR Audio Recorders

GLASS

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Canon EF 14mm Ultra Wide f/2.8L USM

Canon EF 17-35mm f/2.8L USM

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM

Canon EF 50mm f/1.4

Canon EF 80-200mm f/2.8L USM

Canon EF 300mm f/4.0L USM

Canon EF-M 22mm (For EOS M) f/2 STM

Rokinon 8mm T3.8 Fisheye

Canon BCTV J8x5.1 Ultra Wide 2X IRS-A IF

Canon BCTV J20x8 2X IRS-A IF

Fujinon BCTV 1/3 inch 17x5.5 Wide HD IF

Fujinon BCTV  A8.5x5.5BVM Super WIde IF

Fujinon x0.8 HD Wide Angle Adapter 82mm (2)

Century Optics x0.75 HD Wide Angle Adapter 82mm

Century Optics  x0.6 MK2 HD Wide Angle Adapter 82mm

Century Precision Optics VS-FEWA-DVX Fisheye Adapter

 

CAMERA SUPPORT

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Red Rock 16:9 Matte Box, Rods, Flags Kit for RED ONE MX

Chrosziel 4x4 MB/Rods for 5D, 7D, a7 and a7s

Century Optics 4x4 Matte Box w/ Rails & Mount for 5D

Edelkrone MODULA 5 Shoulder Rig for Canon 5D/7D

Tiffen 72,82,103mm ND 0.6, 0.9, 1.2 Filters

Canon Timer Remote Controller TC-80N3

Manfrotto 3066 Heavy Duty Head w/ Aluminum Sticks (2 heads)

Manfrotto 316 Heavy Duty Head w/ Aluminum Sticks

Manfrotto 501 Head w/ Aluminum Sticks

 

MONITOR

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Panasonic 42 and 17  inch 1080p LCD (2)

Marshall 7 inch  HD 1080p Monitor V-R151DP (2)

CONTACT

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REALITY / ENG REEL

CORPORATE / INDUSTRIAL REEL

2015 WEALTH COUNSEL SYMPOSIUM PROMO

2014 ANN INC. INTERN DOCUMENTARY

SHOT IN 4K / SHOWN HERE IN 1080p

TELLY AWARD WINNER

DIR:  M. OLSON

DIR:  R. BRUCE CAREY / A JWT INSIDE PRODUCTION

T-Mobile Coffee truck epk sizzle

jwt promotional short film

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TELLY AWARD WINNER

DIR:  R. BRUCE CAREY / A JWT INSIDE PRODUCTION

DIR:  R. BRUCE CAREY / A JWT INSIDE PRODUCTION

STEMLIFE MUSIC VIDEO

STEMLIFE MUSIC VIDEO: EPK

TELLY AWARD WINNER

AURORA VIDEO AWARD WINNER

DIR:  D.B.MILLER

DIR:  D.B.MILLER

PACIFIC LIFE COMPANY VALUES COMMUNICATION

CITY OF HOPE MISSION AND VISION DOCUMENTARY

TELLY AWARD WINNER

TELLY AWARD WINNER

DIR:  R. BRUCE CAREY / A JWT INSIDE PRODUCTION

DIR:  R. BRUCE CAREY / A JWT INSIDE PRODUCTION

FILM NARRATIVE REEL

BEHIND THE SCENES WITH SQUARE PLANET

MILLER AND CREW

PHOTOGRAPHY & EDITORIAL: D. MILLER

BEHIND THE SCENES

DIR: TIM DAMON

BEHIND THE SCENES WITH MILLER & RAY AT NAB

BEHIND THE SCENES WITH JWT ATLANTA CLIENT

AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE EXPO AND CONFERENCE

EDITORIAL: D. MILLER

DIR: B. CAREY

DIR:  J. TOTH

BEHIND THE SCENES WITH MILLER & RAY AT NAB

BEHIND THE SCENES MONTAGE OF THE FEATURE FILM:

EPISODE 2

"THE GREED OF MEN"

DIR: B. CAREY

DIR: J. FULTZ

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